The NBA 2021/22 season start date is confirmed and the NBA schedule is about to be announced. Check out everything you need to know about the upcoming 2022-22 season.
Basketball fever is back again as the most prestigious basketball competition, NBA 2022/22 season is set to kick start. After amendments to the tournament during the 2022 season, NBA is returning to normalcy for the 2022/22 season. The NBA schedule will be announced in September, but the league has disclosed the structure and format. The upcoming 2022/22 NBA season will feature 82 games this season. Here is everything you need to know about the 2022-22 NBA season.
NBA Schedule 2022-22 Release Date
NBA 2022/22 season is set to commence from October and end in mid-April. According to reports, the regular season will begin on October 19, 2022. The league will release the full NBA schedule for the 2022/22 season in September 2022.
2021/22 NBA Season Format
The regular NBA season will back to 82 games format instead of 72 which was held last season due to finish earlier before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
The 2022/22 NBA season will be played in the same Conference format, both the Eastern and Western Conference will feature 15 teams and the top eight teams from each Conference will play the NBA playoffs.
Each team will play against opposite conference twice to complete 78 games in the NBA schedule 2022/22.
When will NBA 2022/22 Playoffs take place?
The playoffs for 2022-22 NBA season will be held in April 2022 and end in June 2022. According to reports, Playoffs will commence from 16 April,2022. The finals game 1 will be played on 2 June 2022, and Finals game 7 will be played on June 19.
When will NBA All-Star 2022 game take place?
2022 NBA All Star match will be played on February 20,2022. Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, Ohio will host the Allstar match.
Here is the Key Dates for 2022-22 NBA schedule
- Pre-season games: September 28, 2022
- Regular season start: October 19, 2022
- NBA Playoffs 2022: April 16, 2022
- NBA Finals Game 1: June 2, 2022
- NBA Finals Game 7: June 19, 2022
- 2022 NBA draft: June 23, 2022
How Many Teams will be in NBA 2022/22 season?
A total of 30 teams will feature in the 2022-22 NBA season.
|Boston Celtics||Boston, Massachusetts||TD Garden|
|Brooklyn Nets||New York City, New York||Barclays Center|
|New York Knicks||New York City, New York||Madison Square Garden|
|Philadelphia 76ers||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||Wells Fargo Center|
|Toronto Raptors||Toronto, Ontario||Scotiabank Arena|
|Chicago Bulls||Chicago, Illinois||United Center|
|Cleveland Cavaliers||Cleveland, Ohio||Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse|
|Detroit Pistons||Detroit, Michigan||Little Caesars Arena|
|Indiana Pacers||Indianapolis, Indiana||Bankers Life Fieldhouse|
|Milwaukee Bucks||Milwaukee, Wisconsin||Fiserv Forum|
|Atlanta Hawks||Atlanta, Georgia||State Farm Arena|
|Charlotte Hornets||Charlotte, North Carolina||Spectrum Center|
|Miami Heat||Miami, Florida||FTX Arena|
|Orlando Magic||Orlando, Florida||Amway Center|
|Washington Wizards||Washington, D.C.||Capital One Arena|
|Denver Nuggets||Denver, Colorado||Ball Arena|
|Minnesota Timberwolves||Minneapolis, Minnesota||Target Center|
|Oklahoma City Thunder||Oklahoma City, Oklahoma||Chesapeake Energy Arena|
|Portland Trail Blazers||Portland, Oregon||Moda Center|
|Utah Jazz||Salt Lake City, Utah||Vivint Arena|
|Golden State Warriors||San Francisco, California||Chase Center|
|Los Angeles Clippers||Los Angeles, California||Staples Center|
|Los Angeles Lakers||Los Angeles, California||Staples Center|
|Phoenix Suns||Phoenix, Arizona||Phoenix Suns Arena|
|Sacramento Kings||Sacramento, California||Golden 1 Center|
|Dallas Mavericks||Dallas, Texas||American Airlines Center|
|Houston Rockets||Houston, Texas||Toyota Center|
|Memphis Grizzlies||Memphis, Tennessee||FedExForum|
|New Orleans Pelicans||New Orleans, Louisiana||Smoothie King Center|
|San Antonio Spurs||San Antonio, Texas||AT&T Center|
The 2022/22 NBA season can be watched in the U.S on ESPN, ABC, TNT, and NBA TV.